Council: Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils

County: Leicestershire and Rutland

Salary: £30,000+ (pro-rata) depending upon experience, (potential to become full-time) & attractive pension

Closing date: 08/11/2019

Deputy Chief Executive

Applications must be returned by 08/11/2019

Leicestershire and Rutland CALC provides member services to parish and town councils across the two counties. As part of the Association’s commitment to improving the first tier of local government we have an immediate vacancy for someone to join our small busy team as Deputy Chief Executive with specific oversight of training and advice services to member councils.
There will also be responsibilities for other key areas of LRALC service delivery, as well as working closely with and deputising for the Chief Executive.
You should have:
  • Previous experience of parish and town council law and procedure
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Proven organisation, planning and time management skills
  • Outstanding presentation skills and the ability to encourage and motivate people
  • IT skills and the ability to write clearly and keep accurate records and systems
This exciting new role is a permanent position and will be a key role in helping the Association to continue to develop and grow its business activities following our transition to a limited company in April 2018. The post comes with attractive terms and conditions, including a work place pension.
The post holder will normally be required to work 30 hours per week (potential to become full-time), including semi-regular evening and occasional weekend working. Working patterns are flexible and will be discussed at interview and with the successful candidate, including the possibility for some home working.
The role will be based at the LRALC office in Anstey, but remote working and travel will be part of the role.  Training will be offered to the successful applicant.
We wish to appoint a driven and dedicated individual to help develop LRALC during this exciting phase of its life.
For full details and an application form please visit our website here:
Please also find the person specification here.
Job description here.
And an application form here.
Closing date: 9am Friday 8th November 2019. 
For an informal discussion about the role please call 0116 235 3800